Tuesday 17 December 1929
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gilbert Canova and Jacqueline Hill.
The Manxman, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929
while The Bishop Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1929 ?
- Gilbert Canova: Swiss dancer.
- Jacqueline Hill: English actress (d. 1993).
- William Safire: Political columnist (NY Times) / speech writer (Nixon).
- Manuel Gomes da Costa: Portuguese politician (Born 1863).
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